Early Years Child Protection
Child Protection Basic Awareness
Date and Time - 28 September 2021 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm
Target Audience - All ELCC Staff
Presenter - Shona O'Connor
Aims - This is a virtual session to provide a basic overview of the procedures and the processes used in child protection. The course will cover indicators of abuse, signs and symptoms and support your confidence in responding appropriately. The course will also cover your responsibilities regarding information sharing and give you a basic understanding of the processes undertaken by statutory services when responding to child protection concerns.
By the end of the course participants should:
Be able to identify the different categories of abuse and indicators of harm and apply them when needed within their setting to support the wellbeing of the child.
Be able to recognise the signs and symptoms that children may, need of help or protection from harm and apply these when working with their children, to ensure the safety and well-being of each child.
Be familiar with inter-agency child protection guidelines and gain a basic understanding of the GIRFEC National Practice Model.
Have confidence in responding appropriately when a concern is raised about a child or young person within their own agency or organisation.
Be able to explain their responsibilities in regards information sharing.
Have a basic understanding of the processes undertaken by statutory services when responding to child protection concerns.
Anyone wishing to book a space on any of these courses must do the following
If you are a PKC Employee
Log onto My View with your pay number and password
If you are a Partner Provider or External to PKC
You will need to complete the course application form which must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org